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Todays crime related press reports collected by Prof. Thomas Görgen, German Police University, 01.09.2016

Is There Really a ‘Ferguson Effect’?

Some say police officers are increasingly reluctant to intervene in dangerous situations, fueling a crime wave in cities throughout the nation.

Mike Maciag

Government Technology, 02.09.2016

Rethinking Justice: Can Data-Driven Approaches Remove Politics and Bias from Policing?

Modern technology is generating data that allows criminal justice to add shades of gray to what has long been viewed as a black and white issue.

Colin Wood

Netzpiloten Magazin, 02.09.2016

Law and Order and Robots: Wie Geschworene den Tatort virtuell besichtigen können

Mehzeb Chowdhury

The Charlotte Observer, 03.09.2016

Sociologists key in fixing America’s issues

Noah Smith

USA TODAY, 04.09.2016

The trauma of police brutality: Column

Imani J. Jackson

The Conversation, 05.09.2016

Why danger is exciting – but only to some people

Valerie Voon, Honorary Consultant Neuropsychiatrist and Senior Clinical Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge

bellingcat, 05.09.2016

How to Uncover Corruption Using Open Source Research

Aric Toler

Pacific Standard, 07.09.2016

Our Polarized Populace

More Americans are self-identifying as extremists. But polarization may be the result of focusing on a handful of divisive issues

Tom Jacobs

Pacific Standard, 07.09.2016

We Need Data to Re-Build Trust in Our Police Departments

Transparency will make it much easier to build better relations between officers and the communities they’re meant to serve and protect

Eric Liu

The Atlantic, 08.09.2016

Americans Are More Worried About Terrorism Than They Were After 9/11

Fears about terrorism have risen considerably in the U.S., but that has a lot to do with which party is in the White House.

Andrew McGill, 08.09.2016

T.I. Flips The Script On Police Brutality In ‘Warzone’ Video

‘Hands up, can’t breathe’

Madeline Roth

The Trace, 08.09.2016

Laws That Allow for Temporarily Removing Guns from High-Risk People Linked to a Reduction in Suicides

For every 10.5 guns collected under Connecticut’s gun violence restraining orders, one person was stopped from taking his or her own life, researchers estimate. Eleven states are considering similar policies.

Dan Friedman@dfriedman33s are considering similar policies

Bloomberg, 08.09.2016

Blame Global Warming for Your Bad Attitude

Climate change is making us angry. It may also cause more assaults, murders, and even poor math grades for your kids.

Eric Roston

Open Democracy, 08.09.2016

Italy’s Mafia finds blood money in unexpected places

Marcu Niculescu

PR Newswire (press release), 08.09.2016

Office for Victims of Crime Releases Updated SANE Guide

Pacific Standard, 08.09.2016

Why the Media Should Report on Shooters and Terrorists

It’s the job of journalists, and we owe it to our readers

Joanne Zalatoris

BBC News, 09.09.2016

7/7 bomber's former brother-in-law: 'There were no signs'

Secunder Kermani BBC Asian Network

Boston University, 09.09.2016

POV: Is the War on Terrorism Really Winnable?

15 years after September 11, nagging questions remain

Jessica Stern

USC News, 09.09.2016

USC terrorism research expert looks at 9/11 and what the future may hold

Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) at USC studies risks, costs and consequences of terrorism
Vox, 09.09.2016

The way we talk about Islamophobia every 9/11 anniversary is maddeningly oversimplified

To start, it existed long before the 9/11 attacks.

Jenée Desmond-Harris

The Conversation, 09.09.2016

Disaster communications: Lessons from 9/11

Thomas Terndrup Professor of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University

The Conversation, 09.09.2016

The police are being militarised – should we be worried?

Martin Innes Director, Universities' Police Science Institute, Cardiff University

The Conversation, 09.09.2016

Drugs fatalities overtake car fatalities for the first time

Ian Hamilton Lecturer in Mental Health, University of York

The Conversation, 09.09.2016

The catastrophic legacy of 9/11 will define the US for years to come

Natasha Ezrow Senior Lecturer, University of Essex

The Conversation, 09.09.2016

Flashbulb memories of dramatic events aren’t as accurate as believed

Jennifer Talarico, Associate Professor, Psychology, Lafayette College

The Conversation, 09.09.2016

How the pain of 9/11 still stays with a generation

Dana Rose Garfin Research Scientist, Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine

The Conversation, 09.09.2016

How building design changed after 9/11

Shih-Ho Chao Associate Professor of Structural Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Texas Arlington

Firstpost, 11.09.2016

Fifteen years after 9/11: Terrorism a mutating virus adapting itself to the changing world

Vishnupriya Bhandaram and Karan Pradhan

POLITICO Magazine, 11.09.2016

An Anniversary of Shame

Fifteen years after 9/11, we're still entangled in the bad decisions America made following the disaster. But some in the CIA say the whole thing could have been over in six months.

Michael Hirsh

Columbia Daily Tribune, 11.09.2016

Driving while black: Black Columbians, public safety officials at odds over profiling

Alan Burdziak & Rudi Keller

Benzinga, 11.09.2016

Author's Novel Reveals How Not To Fight Terrorism

Phys.Org, 12.09.2016

Study provides first estimates of judicial costs of crime, from homicide to theft

Insightcrime, 12.09.2016

El Salvador Gangs Wielding More Weapons of War

Roberto Valencia

The Conversation, 12.09.2016

Fifteen years on from 9/11, we calculated the true cost to business

Gabriele Suder Principal Fellow, Faculty of Business & Economics/Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne

The Conversation, 12.09.2016

This new fingerprint technique could revolutionise the way we solve gun crime

John W Bond, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, University of Leicester

The Conversation, 12.09.2016

Are refugee and migrant diasporas the missing piece of the development puzzle?

Melissa Phillips Honorary Fellow, University of Melbourne

Stockton Record, 13.09.2016

Scientists just got closer to understanding the genetic roots of crime

Similarly, there's no easy answer to the question of why some people end up in jails and prisons while others do not.

The Conversation, 13.09.2016

Women’s key role in Islamic State networks, explained

Neil Johnson, Professor of Physics, University of Miami

The Conversation, 13.09.2016

Plastic banknotes: new fingerprint technique means criminals can’t avoid capture

Paul Kelly Reader, Loughborough University

The New Yorker, 13.09.2016

The Long Defense of the Alabama Death-Row Prisoner Doyle Lee Hamm

Jennifer Gonnerman

The Conversation, 13.09.2016

Australia is locking up too many women but the UK offers a blueprint for a radical new approach

Ruth McCausland Research Fellow, UNSW Australia

The Guardian, 13.09.2016

Edward Snowden makes 'moral' case for presidential pardon

Exclusive: Whistleblower says citizens have benefited from his disclosure in 2013 of US and UK government surveillance

Ewen MacAskill Defence and intelligence correspondent

The Conversation, 13.09.2016

Five ways to help your child if they are being bullied at school

Mark Heaton Principal Lecturer, Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University

The Conversation, 13.09.2016

Australia is locking up too many women but the UK offers a blueprint for a radical new approach

Ruth McCausland

The Guardian, 13.09.2016

Edward Snowden makes 'moral' case for presidential pardon

Ewen MacAskill

The Conversation, 13.09.2016

Five ways to help your child if they are being bullied at school

Mark Heaton

CSS, 14.09.2016

Targeted Killings and Compellence: Lessons from the Campaign against Hamas in the Second Intifada

Charles P Kirchofer for Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI)

The Independent, 14.09.2016

he flesh-eating, bladder-wrecking chemicals hidden in street cocaine

he flesh-eating, bladder-wrecking chemicals hidden in street cocaine

Adam Lusher

Police News, 14.09.2016

Report: Is the 'Ferguson effect' real?

L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck cited the lack of public trust as the 'real Ferguson effect' earlier this year

Mike Maciag (press release), 14.09.2016

Former cop's study tackles Thai sex trafficking

Press Release: Massey University

The Conversation, 14.09.2016

Weekly Dose: cannabis has been used medicinally for millennia, why is legalising it taking so long?

Betty Chaar Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney

CSS, 14.09.2016

Targeted Killings and Compellence: Lessons from the Campaign against Hamas in the Second Intifada

Charles P Kirchofer

The Independent, 14.09.2016

The flesh-eating, bladder-wrecking chemicals hidden in street cocaine

Adam Lusher

Police News, 14.09.2016

Report: Is the 'Ferguson effect' real?

Mike Maciag, 14.09.2016

Former cop's study tackles Thai sex trafficking

Massey University

The Conversation, 14.09.2016

Years of fixation on defeating al-Qaeda have stunted US foreign policy

Scott Lucas

The Conversation, 14.09.2016

Weekly Dose: cannabis has been used medicinally for millennia, why is legalising it taking so long?

Betty Chaar

The Atlantic, 14.09.2016

Can Morality Be Taught?

Ashley Lamb-Sinclair

The Hill, 15.09.2016

Relations between the Police and Public are Frayed. It’s Time to Re-evaluate the 1033 Program.

Steven M. Radil

BBC News, 15.09.2016

Doctors criticise alcohol minimum pricing block

Columbia Journalism Review, 15.09.2016

How should journalism cover terrorism?

Emily Bell

Science Daily, 15.09.2016

Research reduces violence against pregnant women

Johns Hopkins School of Nursing

Bloomington Pantagraph, 15.09.2016

The myth of immigrants and crime

Esther J. Cepeda, 15.09.2016

Ransomware-Day auf

The Conversation, 15.09.2016

Why societies must protect children if they want fewer criminals

Chandre Gould

Newswise, 15.09.2016

Improving Police-Community Partnerships Workshop

The Conversation, 16.09.2016

iPhone hack attack shows why we need to rein in the trade in spyware

Robert Merkel

CityLab, 16.09.2016

The Rise of 'Crimmigration'

César García Hernández

The Hill, 16.09.2016

Why poor neighborhoods don't get the policing they want

Logan Albright

University of Cincinnati, 16.09.2016

To Hire or Not to Hire: Do Increased Police Forces Equate to Drop in Crime?

Jessica Noll

Columbia Journalism Review, 16.09.2016

Fear and the Ballot Box: How Political and Media Responses to Terrorism Influence Elections

Burhan Wazir

Pacific Standard, 16.09.2016

How Prescription Heroin Can Help Addicts

Francie Diep

The Conversation, 16.09.2016

Why sexual harassment in schools is a hateful part of everyday life

Nancy Lombard

The Conversation, 16.09.2016

Essex police were right to bring Polish officers on beat after death in Harlow

Nick Alston

The Conversation, 16.09.2016

Decriminalise use of medical marijuana and legalise small-scale cultivation

Gary Potter

The Conversation, 16.09.2016

Callinan review largely backs Sydney lockout laws, but alcohol’s role in family violence is a blind spot

Julia Quilter

Washington Post, 17.09.2016

No pardon for Edward Snowden

Editorial Board

Irish Times, 18.09.2016

We too often blame acts of terrorism on mental illnesses

Muiris Houston

The Conversation, 18.09.2016

Child sex abuse doesn’t create paedophiles

Xanthe Mallett

The Brussels Times, 18.09.2016

Zero tolerance has not brought domestic violence down

Police Professional, 19.09.2016

Five million cards cancelled amid fraud ‘pandemic’

The Conversation, 19.09.2016

‘Snowden,’ a picture of the cybersecurity state

Sanjay Goel

Calgary Sun, 19.09.2016

Cops quietly turn microscope on front-line officer conduct

Michael Platt

Stabroek News, 19.09.2016

Deportation, Nation and Incarceration: What does it mean to be a citizen?

Cornel Grey

The Trace, 19.09.2016

How Handguns Became the Good Guy’s Gun of Choice

Alex Yablon

iPolitics, 19.09.2016

Tackling the complexity of counter-radicalization

Amanda Connolly

WBEZ, 19.09.2016

When To Call Attacks 'Terrorism'

Daniel Byman

The Conversation, 20.09.2016

What is terrorism, and is it getting worse?

Frederic Lemieux

The Conversation, 20.09.2016

Psychology expert: Why extremists use violence in their quest for significance

Arie Kruglanski

Scientific American, 20.09.2016

Stress Training for Cops’ Brains Could Reduce Suspect Shootings

Rachel Nuwer

Washington Post, 20.09.2016

As a source — and a patriot — Edward Snowden deserves a presidential pardon

Margaret Sullivan

Law Street Media, 20.09.2016

Mass Incarceration: Why Are There So Many Women Behind Bars?

Nicole Zub

The Conversation, 20.09.2016

Hard right, soft power: fascist regimes and the battle for hearts and minds

David Brydan

The Conversation, 21.09.2016

How the American online sex trade continues to thrive

Loretta Stalans, Mary Finn

The Conversation, 21.09.2016

Police shootings and race in America: Five essential reads

Danielle Douez, 21.09.2016

Police to get more training to detect non-physical domestic abuse

Matthew Weaver

The Conversation, 21.09.2016

Have you ever wondered how much energy you put in to avoid being assaulted? It may shock you

Fiona Vera-Gray

The Conversation, 21.09.2016

How violence and racism are related, and why it all matters

Sarah Malotane Henkeman

The Conversation, 21.09.2016

The vital rules which meant a double murderer nearly escaped justice

Jeremy Robson

London Review of Books Vol. 38 No. 18, 22.09.2016

What are we allowed to say?

David Bromwich

New York Times, 22.09.2016

Chicago to Hire Many More Police, but Effect on Crime Is Debated


Discover Magazine (blog), 23.09.2016

Police Lineups: The Science of Getting It Right

Ben Thomas

The Intercept, 23.09.2016

FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected by White House Report

Jordan Smith, 23.09.2016

More Stop-and-Frisk? Trump's Suggestion Overlooks Major Problems With Tactic

Jon Schuppe and Chelsea Bailey

Los Angeles Times online, 23.09.2016

Can racist tweets help predict hate crimes? L.A. is about to find out

Richard Winton

CNN, 23.09.2016

The secret costs of Islamophobia

Daniel Burke

The Washington Post, 23.09.2016

Investigators said they killed for ISIS. But were they different from ‘regular’ mass killers?

Abigail Hauslohner, Joel Achenbach and Ellen Nakashima

The Conversation, 23.09.2016

Understanding the roots of sexual violence and lad culture on campus

Vanita Sundaram

The Conversation, 23.09.2016

How the Jim Crow internet is pushing back against Black Lives Matter

Nicholas D. Mirzoeff

The Conversation, 23.09.2016

Gonzo: we need to talk about young men and porn

Bianca Fileborn

The Washington, 23.09.2016

How ‘if you see something, say something’ became our national motto. Is it helping us or hurting us?

Hanson O'Haver

The Conversation, 23.09.2016

Why the International Criminal Court is right to focus on the environment

Tara Smith

The Conversation, 23.09.2016

What is Spice and why is the drug so dangerous?

Oliver Sutcliffe, Robert Ralphs

Newswise, 23.09.2016

Violence Against Police Officers Can Trigger Increased Discrimination in Police Stops

CITATIONS American Journal of Sociology

Journalist's Resource, 23.09.2016

Marijuana legalization: Research review on crime and impaired driving

Newsmax Sunday, 25.09.2016

Lancet Study: America Is Not the Greatest Country on Earth. It's No. 28

The New Yorker, 26.09.2016

Jane Jacobs’s Street Smarts

Adam Gopnik

The Conversation, 26.09.2016

The burglar as architectural critic?

Naomi Stead

The Conversation, 26.09.2016

Why the UN can’t step in to prosecute Islamic State fighters

Rosa Freedman

The Conversation, 26.09.2016

History offers Britain an important lesson on shutting down immigration

Tendayi Bloom, Katherine Tonkiss

Newswise, 26.09.2016

Police Violence Against Unarmed Black Men Results in Loss of Thousands of Crime-Related 911 Calls

Press Pubs, 27.09.2016

Six pillars of professional policing

James R. Coan

WSU News, 27.09.2016

Research examines effect of pot legalization on policing

Eric Sorensen

The Conversation, 27.09.2016

What drives lone offenders?

Randy Borum

The Conversation, 27.09.2016

When did Che Guevara become CEO? The roots of the new corporate activism

Jerry Davis

The Conversation, 27.09.2016

Sexual and domestic violence: the hidden reasons why Mexican women flee their homes

Ariadna Estévez

The Conversation, 27.09.2016

No wonder prisons are getting more violent, they’re full to the brim

David Honeywell

The Conversation, 27.09.2016

Dear Mr Trump: here’s how you build a wall

Xing Ruan

The Boston Globe, 28.09.2016

Terrorism is topic of two-day conference in Cambridge

Milton J. Valencia

Romper, 28.09.2016

Racial Bias Starts In Preschool, Study Finds, & Here’s What Parents Can Do To Combat It

Kimberley Richards

New York Times, 28.09.2016

Whether Crime Is Up or Down Depends on Data Being Used

The news from the F.B.I. crime data was alarming: The murder rate rose sharply last year, driven by jumps in several major cities


The Atlantic, 28.09.2016

Police Brutality Leads to Thousands Fewer Calls to 911

It might be making neighborhoods less safe.

Juleyka Lantigua-Williams

The Conversation, 30.09.2016

Policing, race and guns: a criminologist reports from Charlotte, North Carolina

David Baker Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Coventry University, 30.09.2016

Do Not Resist: new film shows how US police have become an occupying army

Craig Atkinson’s documentary about police militarization in America asks an important question: how did we get here?

Stuart Miller

The Atlantic, 30.09.2016

Body Cameras Are Betraying Their Promise

They’re not transparent. They’re not independent. They’re not even turned on when they should be.

Robinson Meyer, 30.09.2016

'The Terror Years': How things got to be this way

The Terror Years: From Al-Qaeda to the Islamic State By Lawrence Wright Knopf. 400 pp. $28.85

Bob Hoover

News@Northeastern, 30.09.2016

New professor has made crime prevention his life’s work

Jason Kornwitz

New York Times, 30.09.2016

Why the Terrorist Who Destroyed Palmyra Won’t Face Justice